Annotation

Online sources claim it's a 2003 reissue, the disc itself is labelled (p) 1986 Universal Music SA France (with the Owl logo too).

Annotation last modified on 2016-06-14 20:00 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Round About Midnight
5:55
2 Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child
4:30
3 À tout choisir
2:09
4 When Lights Are Low
3:28
5 And Still She Is With Me
4:52
6 Music Makers
3:11
7 Laura
4:30
8 As Time Goes By
5:18
9 A Girl in Calico
3:32
10 Solitude
3:40
11 Lady Be Good
3:39
12 Nuages
4:00

Credits

CD 1

violin:
Stéphane Grappelli (1986-03) (tracks 1–12)
soprano saxophone:
Steve Lacy (jazz saxophonist and composer) (1986-03) (tracks 1–3, 5, 7–12)
soprano saxophone [soprano sax]:
Steve Lacy (jazz saxophonist and composer) (1986-03) (tracks 4, 6)
electric piano:
Gordon Beck (1986-03) (tracks 1–12)
piano:
Gordon Beck (1986-03) (tracks 1–12)
arranger:
Gordon Beck (tracks 5, 12)
Helen Merrill (track 2)
composer:
Benny Carter (track 4)
Joël Holmès (Real name is Joël Covrigaru, romanian writer and composer) (track 3)
Thelonious Monk (track 1)
Django Reinhardt (track 12)
Arthur Schwartz (track 9)
Cootie Williams (track 1)
Torrie Zito (track 6)
Gordon Beck (track 5)
Herman Hupfeld (track 8)
Helen Merrill (track 6)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 2)
George Gershwin (composer) (1924) (track 11)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1934) (track 10)
David Raksin (1944) (track 7)
lyricist:
Joël Holmès (Real name is Joël Covrigaru, romanian writer and composer) (track 3)
Torrie Zito (track 6)
Bernie Hanighen (track 1)
Herman Hupfeld (track 8)
Jacques Larue (track 12)
Helen Merrill (track 6)
Leo Robin (track 9)
Spencer Williams (US jazz composer, pianist & singer) (track 4)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 2)
Ira Gershwin (1924) (track 11)
Eddie DeLange (1934) (track 10)
Irving Mills (1934) (track 10)
Johnny Mercer (1945) (track 7)
mixer:
Laurent Peyron (tracks 1–12)
producer:
François Lemaire (tracks 1–12)
Jean-Jacques Pussiau (tracks 1–12)
recording engineer:
Laurent Peyron (1986-03) (tracks 1–12)
vocals:
Helen Merrill (1986-03) (tracks 1–12)
writer:
Eddie DeLange (track 10)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (track 10)
Irving Mills (track 10)
publisher:
Bee Cee Music Co. (track 4)
Chappell (track 8)
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 11)
Colgems-EMI Music (ASCAP) (track 12)
Ira Gershwin Music (track 11)
Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin) (track 8)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 11)
Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) (tracks 1, 8)
Warner/Chappell Music, Ltd. (1996–present) (track 1)
recorded at:
Ramses Studio in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1986-03) (tracks 1–12)
arrangements:
Oh, Lady Be Good (for solo piano) (track 11)
Solitude (for strings, Gould) (track 10)
cover recording of:
(In My) Solitude (1986-03) (track 10)
A Gal in Calico (1986-03) (track 9)
As Time Goes By (the song from "Casablanca") (1986-03) (track 8)
Laura (1945 song) (1986-03) (track 7)
Nuages (with lyrics) (1986-03) (track 12)
Oh, Lady Be Good! (1986-03) (track 11)
When Lights Are Low (1986-03) (track 4)
À tout choisir (1986-03) (track 3)
’Round About Midnight (aka “’Round Midnight”) (1986-03) (track 1)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Lady Be Good (French parody) (track 11)
later translated versions:
Autour de minuit (lyrics translated by Boris Vian) (track 1)
Autour de minuit (lyrics translated by Claude Nougaro) (track 1)
Kun aika rientää (track 8)
Laura (track 7)
Men tiden går (track 8)
Oh, dama, tem dó (track 11)
Privé d’amour (French lyric version of "As Time Goes By") (track 8)
Souvenir de Laura (French version of "Laura") (track 7)
later versions:
Die Liebe bleibt (track 8)
Le temps qui passe (track 8)
part of:
Lady, Be Good (full musical) (track 11)
recording of:
And Still She Is With Me (1986-03) (track 5)
Music Makers (1986-03) (track 6)
version of:
Laura (original 1944 film theme) (track 7)
Nuages (instrumental) (track 12)